Energy Development and Wildlife Conservation in Western North America. David Naugle, editor, 300 pages, 2010. This 300-page book offers a road map for securing our energy future while safeguarding our wildlife heritage. Chapter four focuses specifically on sage grouse and the cumulative impacts of energy development. Order this book on the Inland Press website.
Greater Sage-Grouse, Ecology and Conservation of a Landscape Species and Its Habitats. Steven T. Knick and John W. Connelly, editors, 646 pages, 2011. This multifaceted volume,an important foundation for developing conservation strategies and actions, provides a comprehensive synthesis of scientific information on the biology and ecology of the Greater Sage-Grouse. Bringing together the experience of thirty-eight researchers, it describes the bird’s population trends, its sagebrush habitat, and potential limitations to conservation, including the effects of rangeland fire, climate change, invasive plants, disease, and land uses such as energy development, grazing, and agriculture. Order this book on the University of California Press website.